Library Administration

The Library's Administration office is housed in the Headquarters Library at 2385 Orange Blossom Drive, Naples, FL 34109.

Our ten library locations include three regional libraries: Headquarters, Naples Regional, and South Regional, and seven community libraries: East Naples, Estates, Everglades City, Golden Gate, Immokalee, Marco Island, and Vanderbilt Beach.

For location addresses, hours, and contact information, visit the Locations & Hours page.


1. Mission statement
2. Library Advisory Board
3. Donation policy
4. Employment opportunities
5. Volunteer opportunities
6. Disclaimer


1. Library Mission statement

To provide and promote Library information and sustain services that enlighten the minds and enrich the lives of community residents and visitors of all ages.

2. Library Advisory Board

The Collier County Public Library Advisory Board is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The five Library Advisory Board members establish library policy and recommend courses of action concerning the future development of the library system. Members serve four-year terms.

Library Advisory Board meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Headquarters Library except where noted. Meetings for 2016 are scheduled as follows:

January 20 (Naples Regional), February 17, March 16, April 20 (East Naples), May 18, June 15 (location TBD), July (No meeting scheduled), August 17 (Immokalee, time TBD), September 21, October 19, December 14 (Nov./Dec. meetings combined).

For additional information about the Library Advisory Board, call the administrative office, located in the Headquarters Library, at 593-3511.

3. Donation policy

Your generosity in donating books to our library helps fund programs. Most items donated are offered to the public at book sales. Leftover book sale items are offered to area non-profit agencies or recycled.

Donated materials must be brought in through the main entry at any branch location during operating hours. Books left outside are susceptible to weather damage and will be discarded.

Items accepted for donation:
Fiction/non-fiction hardcover or paperback books - 2 years old or newer.
Like new music CDs, audio books on CD, DVD's - with original case and jacket.

Items not accepted for donation:
Items that are dusty, moldy, worn, or torn.
Condensed books/Reader's Digest, magazines and newspapers (including National Geographic, Time Life).
Textbooks, cassettes, VHS, or encyclopedia sets.


Receipts are available, if requested, but the library cannot assess a dollar value to any donation. Rev. 12/2015


4. Employment opportunities

All employment openings in the Library are announced on the Collier County Government's jobs page: http://www.colliergov.net/jobs/. Position title, employment type, salary, and closing date for applying are indicated. Due to the high volume of applications received when positions are announced, closing dates may be advanced without notice.

To apply for an announced position, please complete the online application on the website. You can also request email notification of posted positions for up to 12 months by completing a job interest "card" on the website.

5. Volunteer opportunities

Volunteers 14 years of age and older share their time, talents, and expertise as valued members of an enthusiastic team within the Collier County Public Library system.

Some offer specialized skills in book repair and genealogy reference. Many help with shelving of materials and shelf maintenance at a library convenient to their home. Many younger volunteers perform community service required for scholarship opportunities.

Collier County Government requires all volunteers to complete an online application at http://www.colliergov.net/jobs. Look under Postions for "Volunteer - Library." Your application will be automatically forwarded to the Library's Volunteer Services Coordinator.

For additional information, contact the Volunteer Services Coordinator at (239) 593-0334 or the manager of the library location nearest you.

6. Disclaimer

Collier County Public Library offers external links to and from its web pages as a service to its patrons and visitors. The Library is in no way responsible for the content or maintenance of the Web pages it links to or from. The presence of a link shall not be be construed to mean that the County or the Library endorses any person or entity or vouches for the information or content on any linked site.

Please address any comments about this disclaimer to the Webmaster.


 
 

Collier County Public Library
2385 Orange Blossom Drive
Naples, Florida 34109
Administration: (239) 593-3511
Information: (239) 593-0334
Collier County Government

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